Self Heal

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Self Heal

Prunella vulgaris

Common Name: Self Heal

Latin Name: Prunella vulgaris

Ultimate Height: 50 cms

Flower Colour: Purple

Type: Perennial

Soil: Clay, Loam, Sand, Chalk, Acid, Alkaline, Neutral PH

History, uses and notes:

Selfheal grows well in most soil types and copes with or without direct sunlight. It makes a great meadow flower and its vibrant violet flowers are a great addition aasthetically and for wildlife. 

As evidenced by it's name, Selfheal has historically been thought as almost a cure all for a wide range of ailments.  

Flowering from June to September, Selfheal is on the RHS 'Perfect for Pollinators' list and will certainly help bring #bringthebeesback